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Apr 27, 2012 - Do you want to help Patrick??

Oh my.... Woke up early, fed the animals and started gardening....weeding potatoes! Easy day....right.... Patti can u help patrick today? He is the helper that comes two times a week and I the housekeepers husband! No English and they speak Italian and are from Romania!!! Ah ya ya!! We proceeded to dig this new bio synergetic way of gardening.... Dig out mounds to plant the veggies ...the idea behind it is to raise the mounds, plant the veggies and you will be able to walk down an "aisle" without interrupting the plants growth. All I can...

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Apr 24, 2012 - Gardening, gelato, and grasso (fat)!!! Lol!

Hi all!!! A little gardening, about 4 hours worth, shower, reading, gelato, dinner, reading, bed!!! The best uneventful day ever!!! Rainy day in Roma!!!! I promise to do 30 push ups and 2 minute planks every day...starting tomorrow! :)..... Going to a fun party tom. Wednesday, It is some kind of holiday here??? Will update when I get the scoop!!! Xxxooo love to all!

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Apr 23, 2012 - Monday, Monday......

I woke up early to clean my little cottage for a new guest...a writer from Tarpon Springs! She is a friend of Sarah's and she wrote "see Mommy Run", and can be found on Kindle Ebooks! I moved into the big house in a loft upstairs from the kitchen! Since the house is wide open, ranch style, I hear everything! Earbuds and a little music, no problem! A pretty slow day today, as Lilly the housekeeper comes in and her hubby Patrick ( both from Romania) take care of animals and the house! I did feed the chickens and retrieve 4 eggs, one very warm...

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Apr 22, 2012 - The big party!

We woke up and had breakfast, weeded the rock garden out by the amphitheater, and took a walk down to the bar for an espresso, but it was closed :(.....Elena came in from work so we started preparing for about 40 people! Hummus, cous cous, spanokopita, chicken and sausage, salads, etc! Lest we not forget the multitude of vino: white, red and sparkling!! People started arriving at 530 or so... FANTASTICO group of people! Laughed, danced, tried to speak la Bella lingua de italia- basically used sign language all night!! Quite a few people...

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Apr 20, 2012 - 3rd day....fabulous!

As you can see I have deleted my entry on 2nd day work duty....I think I had mild anxiety...going from one extreme to another regarding activities on this trip (thanks Tina!)....thank you Sherri for grounding me! Thanks to Mom, Molly and Steve for their support! My second day was a bit uneasy for me....kind of crazy ! Today was fabulous....yesterday afternoon and evening, after reevaluating my intentions, seeing a rainbow over my cottage, the brightest star out my front door, a little yoga, pics around the property, made dinner with...

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Apr 19, 2012 - Breathe!! Just received some powerful insight!

 date: 04.19.2012 (Greenwich Mean Time)  re: Soul Searching???  message: ok..my take is this...you are a very go go person....and as long as you go go..your mind stay very busy too. This might be the time for some insight..give yourself its due...time with not a lot on your plate...this is part of the "reason" and "how to" for the soul searching. Give it more than one or two days to make your decission on staying another week...look at what is right in front of you for a few answers..who knows what you might learn from those around...

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Apr 18, 2012 - 1st Work duty!!

Well, thank goodness I walked over to the house last night....still no one around except the ex-husband ( whole story in itself!!) and asked him if I could make a sandwich! He said sit down, would you like a glass of wine? Grazie I reply!!! And he asked if I wanted some pasta?? His mother homemakes the pasta, he sautéed some with olive oil and fresh chunks of octopus!! Pani, glass of vino and pasta....all in a matter of minutes! We chatted for a while, he is from Roma, his mother lives 15 min s from St. Peters...the other two.ladies walk in...

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